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Cordless tool with extra-short, adjustable drilling head: The GWB 10,8-LI Professional angle drill from Bosch excels in hard-to-reach areas

  • Shortest adjustable head with professional quality Auto-Lock chuck
  • Especially long handle with long accelerator switch
  • Drilling and screwdriving with 1,300 revolutions per minute
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  • April 16, 2012
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In future, professional tradespeople can use the GWB 10,8-LI Professional angle drill from Bosch in all tight spaces that conventional drills cannot reach. It is the only tool on the market to have a five-position adjustable head with professional quality Auto-Lock chuck and a head length of only 11 centimeters. Moreover, the handle and accelerator switch are especially long, which makes the tool even easier to operate from awkward work po­sitions. And it sits comfortably in your hand thanks to its softgrip surfaces. The integrated LED light illuminates the work area.

Powerful tool with functional features
Whether it is used for servicing, kitchen fitting, everyday installation work or exhibition stand construction this handy cordless tool is truly versatile. Its head position can be adjusted in 22.5-degree steps from zero to 90 de­grees. With a speed of up to 1,300 revolutions per minute and a maximum torque of eleven newton meters, the tool is even suitable for power-de­manding applications in steel and wood. The maximum screw diameter is six millimeters, and the maximum drilling diameter is ten millimeters. The required bits can be quickly and easily changed thanks to the Auto-Lock chuck.

The GWB 10,8-LI Professional is powered by a 10.8 volt changeable battery with lithium-ion technology. The battery is compatible with all Bosch pro­fessional tools in this voltage class. A clearly visible charge level indicator on the tool can be used at any time to find out the battery status. When the battery needs to be recharged, the tool is available for use again after only 30 minutes thanks to the quick charger.

The GWB 10,8-LI Professional angle drill is available at specialist retail outlets in two versions:
·in the L-Boxx including two 10.8 volt lithium-ion batteries and a quick charger for a price of 219 euros,
·in a carton with L-Boxx inlay without battery and charger for 135 euros.
All prices are excluding VAT.

 Specifications GWB 10,8-LI Professional
 Battery voltage/capacity 10.8 V lithium-ion/1.3 Ah
 No-load speed 0 – 1,300 rpm
 Max. torque 11 Nm
 Keyless chuck 10 mm
 Max. screw diameter 6 mm
 Max. drilling diameter (steel/wood) 10 mm
 Head positions 0°/ 22.5°/ 45°/ 67.5°/ 90°
 Weight including battery 1.2 kg


The Power Tools Division of the Bosch Group is one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools. In 2015, its roughly 20,000 associates generated sales of 4.5 billion euros, about 85 percent of which outside of Germany. With brands such as Bosch, Skil and Dremel, the division stands for customer focus and great engineering progress. The core success factors are innovative strength and pace of innovation. The division generated about one third of its sales in 2015 with products that have been on the market for less than two years. In 2016, Bosch Power Tools will again launch more than 100 new products onto the German market in its four business segments power tools, accessories, measuring tools and garden tools.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of 70.6 billion euros in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

Further information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com, http://twitter.com/BoschPresse.

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